Are tampons a right or a luxury? Many women around the world are asking that question and getting surprisingly different answers — answers are important because it can mean the difference between being able to work, take care of your family and go to school or being stuck at home because it's socially unacceptable to walk around trailing blood.Read Full Story
A new period-proof underwear brand is setting out to change how we view our period panties — and they're helping women around the world at the same time. According to the makers of Thinx, 100 million girls in the developing world are dropping out of school because they don’t have the right resources for their periods. Instead, they are using things like leaves and plastic bags that send them into hiding for a week.Read Full Story
If, like us, you long ago learned that wearing a panty liner every day is a total saving grace, you've undoubtedly worked your way through many a box. And maybe, just maybe, you've seen a Pinterest tutorial and decided to DIY your very own instead. But we're friends, right? Let us remind you why that's not the best idea.Read Full Story
The next time you're complaining about being “on the rag,” take a minute to think about when women really were on the rag – literally. And before that, do you know what women used to sop up their monthly flow? Animal pelts, mosses, and sea sponges were all popular options. Talk about green hygiene! Today's choices offer greater comfort and convenience, for sure. But to avoid messy leaks and maintain good health, make sure you know how often to change your tampons, pads, or cups.Read Full Story
When it comes to going green, you've heard the same tips a zillion times... Switch off the lights when you leave the room! Turn off the tap when you brush your teeth! Yada, yada, yada... How about some new and unexpected ways to go green? Here are a few ideas to help you green your feminine hygiene.Read Full Story
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